The Complete Philosophy Files by Stephen Law
  

Synopsis

The Complete Philosophy Files by Stephen Law

Is there a God, should I eat meat, where does the universe come from, could I live for ever as a robot? These are the big questions readers will be wrestling with in this thoroughly enjoyable book. Dip into any chapter and you will find lively scenarios and dialogues to take you through philosophical puzzles ancient and modern, involving virtual reality, science fiction and a host of characters from this and other planets. The text is interspersed on every page with lively cartoons, and there is a list of philosophical jargon at the end. Stephen Law has a gift for communicating complex ideas. He offers few answers, but his unstuffy, highly personal approach will have the reader thinking and arguing with as much pleasure as he does himself.

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I can't recommend this reissue highly enough ... It's funny, energetic and creative. THE BOOKBAG

About the Author

Stephen Law was a school dropout who became a postman in Cambridge, then took a degree in philosophy at Oxford, becoming a Junior Research Fellow at the Queen's College. He now teaches philosophy at Heythrop College, University of London. He has published a number of books including THE PHILOSOPHY FILES and THE PHILOSOPHY GYM..

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
416 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Stephen Law
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Author's Website

www.thinking-big.co.uk

Publisher

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

1st September 2011

ISBN

9781444003345


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